Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Bases of social obligation: the distinction between exchange and role and its consequences

Barbalet, Jack

Description

That obligations arise from both social exchanges and social roles is well established in sociology. Less appreciated is the fundamental and dichotomous nature of exchange obligation and role obligation. In the absence of an understanding of the distinction between them exchange and role obligations may be confused, as when Mauss believes the obligations he discusses come from social exchange when he in fact shows that they derive from the imperatives of social roles. Explicit awareness of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217493
Source: Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory
DOI: .1080/1600910X.2020.1816558

Download

There are no files associated with this item.


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator